<i>Impatiens brittoi</i> (Balsaminaceae), a new species from the southern Western Ghats, India

28 February 2017

Mani, Bince; Thomas, Sinjumol

A new species of Impatiens L. (Balsaminaceae) allied to I. herbicola Hook. f., is described from the Idukki biodiversity zone of the Western Ghats of India. Detailed notes on morphology, key diagnostic characters, pollen morphology, distribution, conservation status and colour photographs are provided for the identification of the new species.